Who doesn’t love a smile? A cheerful countenance?
Did you ever think that your husband loves that most about the woman he fell in love with?
What does he see now?
The Bible tells us that the Joy of the Lord is our strength. For this marriage making journey you’re on, you will need all the strength afforded by the joy of the Lord.
When he first fell in love with you, you were a sweet little things, full of laughter and fun. From the very bottom of your soul you were thrilled with Him. Every day you woke up planning some activity that involved you both. Is he still married to the same sweet little thing, or have you become a long-faced, sickly complainer? Love is like a flower, you can’t expect it to grow without sunshine. Has your lover seen your sunshine lately? Is he still your lover? What would he say?
Proverbs 15:13 says, “A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance…” Everyone is drawn to a smile. Who and what you are is reflected in your face. Does your husband see you as a happy thankful woman? Does he smile when he looks at you, amused at the cheerful little grin on your face and the totally delightful things you think and say ~ even the dumb things? Learn to charm him with your mischievous “only for him” grin.
Everyone is drawn to a smile and wants to be a friend to someone overflowing with goodwill. Men are highly attracted to smiles. That includes your husband. Do you want your husband to stay home more? A merry heart and a mischievous giggle are good drawing cards. Women spend billions of dollars every year to make themselves more attractive, but the most effective beauty aid is free ~ a joyful smile.
What can I do to make him smile?
How can I work on smiling more?
**Remember all text in Italics in this series are the words of Debi Pearl, from her book “Created to be His Help Meet”
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